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Wisani Mushwana

Wisani Mushwana is a writer and researcher. He holds a MA in Creative Writing (with distinction) from the University of Cape Town and is currently completing his PhD in English Studies at the same university. A Soft Landing is his first novel. 
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Irna van Zyl

Irna van Zyl, highly successful media personality and entrepreneur for 40 years, is writing full-time. Her debut crime novel, Moordvis, was followed by Gif​bekerBloedsteen and Op ’n mooi dag​. English editions were released simultaneously. Bloedsteen was also translated into Armenian. Kwaaiwater is her fifth crime novel. She lives in Hermanus.
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Dan Mafora

Dan Mafora is the senior researcher at the Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution. He previously worked for the Constitutional Court of South Africa. He is also a master's student working on his thesis in constitutional law and theory at the University of Cape Town, a city he now calls home.
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Alexandria Procter

At 17, Alexandria spent six months travelling solo, circumnavigating the globe. In between studying for a BSC at UCT, she summited Kilimanjaro at 20. In 2019, she was appointed to the board of the NYDA by President Cyril Ramaphosa. A member of MENSA who also has a pilot's licence, Alexandria lives between Cape Town and London as CEO of DigsConnect.

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Jacques Pauw

Veteran journalist, film-maker and author Jacques Pauw has won awards locally and internationally, including CNN African Journalist of the Year,  Award for Outstanding International Investigative Reporting and the Nat Nakasa award for bravery and integrity in journalism. He is the author of i.a. The President's Keepers.
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Nicole Jaekel Strauss

Nicole Jaekel Strauss obtained her MA in Creative Writing (cum laude) in 2009. Maal (2010), her first short-story collection, won the Eugène Marais Prize and the UJ Debut Prize (2011). Her second collection, As in die mond (2017), was short-listed for the WA Hofmeyr Prize, and won the Jan Rabie/Rapport Prize. Nicole lives in Cape Town.
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Irma Venter

Irma Venter is an award-winning crime writer and journalist based in Cape Town. She is the first South African writer to be published by Amazon Crossing. English editions include CircusBlue Sunday, Hard RainMan Down and Red Tide

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Deon Meyer

Deon Meyer is an internationally acclaimed writer living in Stellenbosch. His publications include thirteen novels, i.a. Spoor, 2010, 7 Dae, 2011, Kobra, 2013, Ikarus, 2015, Koors, 2016, Prooi2018 and Donkerdrif, 2020. Orion, Proteus and Infanta all received the ATKV Prize for Fiction and Prooi was awarded the ATKV Prize for Suspense Fiction.
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